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April 17, 2021 | Press Release

Las Vegas DSA Condemns Police Violence and Reaffirms the Need to Abolish the Police / Las Vegas DSA condena la violencia policial y reafirma la necesidad de abolir a la policía

Las Vegas DSA stands in solidarity with Adam Toledo’s family and people all over the country as we grieve the senseless killing of a 13-year-old child. Police have taken it upon themselves to become judge, jury, and executioner, this time resulting in the murder of a child who can clearly be seen complying with instructions […]
April 7, 2021 | Local Issues

Yes, Tax the Mines:
Nevadan Lives Depend on It

Since the founding of Nevada, the mines have capitalized, giving back little in reparations to the people of the state they exploit. They prey on the land with little regard to the impact on Indigenous communities and the environment, stuffing their pockets while public services go underfunded
April 5, 2021 | Article

We Defeat Fascism with Black and Indigenous Liberation

This country is a settler-colonial state — an ongoing, over 400-year project focused on subjugating Black and Indigenous people as a means to extract profit. The only way forward is to dismantle the racist, imperialist police state.
March 28, 2021 | Political Education

Lessons from Ten Years of Syrian Revolution

Ten years ago this month, the Syrian Revolution began. The wildfire of the Arab Spring spread across the region in 2011, embers igniting from Tunisia to Egypt. Then, in a local schoolyard, graffiti appeared: “you’re next, Bashar.” That was the first sign that the wildfire had reached Syria.
March 22, 2021 | Press Release

In Grief and Solidarity with the AAPI Community / En Dolor y Solidaridad con la comunidad AAPI

The Las Vegas chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America mourns the lives of the eight people, including six Asian women, who were murdered Tuesday night in Georgia. 
March 8, 2021 | In the News

In the News: Entire Staff of Nevada Democratic Party Quits After Democratic Socialist Slate Won Every Seat

The battle between insurgent progressives in Nevada and the Harry Reid machine began building in 2016.
March 6, 2021 | Events

How Socialists Can Help Indigenous Power-Building Right Now

Join Las Vegas DSA’s Racial Justice Committee to learn how socialists can get involved in building Indigenous empowerment. Special guest Teresa Melendez, Vice Chair of the Nevada Statewide Native American Caucus, will go over priorities for this legislative session and key action items. Q&A will follow the presentation.
March 4, 2021 | In the News

In The News: Vegas Is An Amazing Place For Progressives

Buoyed by Bernie’s big 2020 caucus win, Nevada progressives hope to win control of the Democratic Party’s state leadership this weekend.
March 3, 2021 | Press Release

Las Vegas DSA Condemns CCSD’s Rush to Reopen Schools / DSA de Las Vegas condena la prisa de CCSD por reabrir escuelas

LVDSA and members from CCEA Democratic Left Caucus condemn the reopening procedures in Clark County schools.
February 19, 2021 | Local Issues

Las Vegas DSA Endorses the Progressive Slate

Las Vegas DSA has voted unanimously to endorse the Progressive Slate for the upcoming NV Dems officer elections. Controlling the party leadership in Nevada is crucial to our ability to build power, win future elections, and achieve future policy goals.
February 13, 2021 | Article, Political Education

Valentine’s Day, Every Day: A Socialist Perspective

As socialists, we aim to create a world conducive to the love of dreamers and romantics–one where love is reimagined as a collective practice throughout our society. We can embody this collective love, each and every day, by struggling for the radical new world where love is everywhere.